Bug 108007 - How to change the default page size and margins
Summary: How to change the default page size and margins
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
unspecified
Hardware: All All
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Assignee: Not Assigned
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Whiteboard: target:7.1.0
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Blocks: Help-Changes-Features
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Reported: 2017-05-22 18:20 UTC by Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired)
Modified: 2020-11-16 01:33 UTC (History)
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Description Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2017-05-22 18:20:51 UTC
If users searched the help for how to change the default page size or page margins in Writer, they wouldnt get any useful results, so we need to create a new help page for this, as beginning level users arent aware of templates.

The new help file would a duplicate of the existing "Changing the Default Template" help file ( /source/text/swriter/guide/template_default.xhp ), but tweaked to mention opening the page dialog.
Comment 1 Timur 2017-05-23 11:34:29 UTC
I'm in favor of making practical help with key instructions like this one proposed. I'm not user about what's proposed to duplicate something. Instruction should be linked to https://help.libreoffice.org/index.php?title=Common/Pag, maybe in "Related Topics".
Comment 2 Commit Notification 2020-11-16 01:33:24 UTC
Seth Chaiklin committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":

https://git.libreoffice.org/help/commit/d74100ce1e6ca624ab99043c2409971dc6727671

Partially resolves: tdf#108007 / resolves: tdf#137401 changing page size and margins